I have PCOS, should I avoid carbs completely?

Updated 29 January 2015 under Ask Us.

Good question! Avoiding carbs (officially called “carbohydrates”) all together isn’t a great idea. Carbs provide our body with energy and they are the only fuel used by the brain.  However, […]

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I have PCOS and I’m thinking of following a no-carb diet for a month. Can I eat brown rice, pasta, and bread on this diet?

Updated 23 December 2014 under Ask Us.

Avoiding carbs (carbohydrates) all together, (even for just a month), isn’t a great idea because carbs provide your body with energy. Some people believe that eating carbs will cause weight […]

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Fiber

Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in foods like fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, and nuts. Since fiber gets digested in a different way than other carbohydrates, it helps you […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Updated 31 January 2021 under Health Guides.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal (digestive) disorder in the U.S. According to research studies, nearly 22-35.5% of teens and adolescents have symptoms of IBS, which is […]

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Constipation

Updated 15 April 2021 under Health Guides.

Teens usually don’t talk about their bathroom habits with their friends but if they did, they would find out that everybody has trouble having a BM or bowel movement (pooping) […]

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Legumes

Updated 17 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Foods such as beans, lentils, chickpeas, lupins, and peas are known as legumes.  They are edible seeds grown in pods. Legumes are good sources of protein and fiber, and are used in many […]

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Begin with Breakfast

Updated 10 December 2020 under Health Guides.

Even though it can be hard to make time for breakfast when you’re rushing to school in the morning, there are many benefits of eating a healthy breakfast. Eating breakfast […]

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Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

Updated 17 March 2021 under Health Guides.

Dark green leafy vegetables are good sources of many vitamins (such as vitamins A, C, and K and folate) and minerals (such as iron and calcium). They’re also great sources of fiber. Research […]

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What can I do about feeling hungry all the time?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

These days I’ve been so hungry and I never seem to be full so I keep eating. What do you suggest I do to get full and not be so […]

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